About this recipe:Perfect for Christmas cakes, as well as special occasion cakes for weddings or christenings.
2 egg whites
500g icing sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
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Method Prep:5min › Extra time:5min › Ready in:10min
Beat egg whites lightly and add enough sugar to make icing that will hold shape. Blend in lemon juice to get desired consistency.
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